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Fort Campbell Unit Commander aims to keep Soldiers sharp

Written by U.S. Army Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton
3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division PAO

RakkasanFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Khowst Province, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Lt. Col. Donald Evans, squadron commander for 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducted a quarterly discussion with his squadron pertaining to their mission accomplishments during their deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom while at Camp Clark, Afghanistan, March 4th.

U.S. Army Lt. Col. Donald Evans, squadron commander for 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), gives a quarterly update to his squadron about success so far while deployed at Camp Clark, Afghanistan, March 4, 2013. Evans stressed to the troops to stay vigilant. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton TF 3/101 Public Affairs)
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Donald Evans, squadron commander for 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), gives a quarterly update to his squadron about success so far while deployed at Camp Clark, Afghanistan, March 4, 2013. Evans stressed to the troops to stay vigilant. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

“We have accomplished so much thus far,” Evans said. “Because of our success, it doesn’t mean you can get complacent.”

The review covered their work with Afghan National Security Forces, interdiction of insurgent groups and their success in helping the local population.

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 1st Squadron, 33 Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101 Airborne Division (Air Assault), listen to Lt. Col. Donald Evans, the squadron commander, as he informs them of their mission success during their deployment at Camp Clark, Afghanistan, March 4, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton TF 3/101 Public Affairs)
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 1st Squadron, 33 Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101 Airborne Division (Air Assault), listen to Lt. Col. Donald Evans, the squadron commander, as he informs them of their mission success during their deployment at Camp Clark, Afghanistan, March 4, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton TF 3/101 Public Affairs)
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